Office of Undergraduate Admission
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WHAT IS A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Student Ambassador is the primary student contact between the public and SUNY New Paltz in the area of Undergraduate Admission. A Student Ambassador is charged with serving as a host to visiting prospective students and their families as well as providing guidance and information over the phone and through e-mail.

 

WHAT ARE THE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES?

  • Host prospective students and their families on weekly walking tours of campus.
  • Host campus visits on select weekends throughout the academic year.
  • Work Open House in the Fall and two Accepted Student Open Houses in the Spring.

 

WHO CAN APPLY?

Anyone who is a full-time undergraduate student, resides on campus, and will have sophomore standing for the semester they are applying for.

  

WHAT KIND OF PERSON MAKES A GOOD STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

  • Someone who genuinely loves to be part of the SUNY New Paltz community.
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their experiences with others.
  • Someone who is articulate, has good oral and written communication skills, and understands the meaning and importance of professionalism and outstanding customer service.

 

WHAT ELSE IS EXPECTED OF A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Each Student Ambassador is expected to carry out all tasks assigned to them in an exemplary manner. It is also expected that all Student Ambassadors hold a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

 

HOW DO I APPLY?

We are no longer taking applications at this time.  Please check back in February of our Spring 2020 semester.

 

DON'T WANT TO WAIT TO BE AN AMBASSADOR?

Join C.R.E.W.! As a member of our C.R.E.W. team, you will assist the Office of Undergraduate Admission by sharing your experiences at New Paltz with high school and community college students and their families who are trying to figure out if New Paltz is the school for them!

 

QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT:

Kimberly Gallagher
Associate Director of Freshman Admission
Coordinator of Campus Visits
gallaghk@newpaltz.edu
(845)257-3201

 

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